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Zimbabwe arms deal mystery deepens

Mystery surrounds the source of funds used to buy an assortment of arms from South Africa, strengthening allegations that Zanu PF could be running a parallel authority outside the coalition government. Zimbabwe last week took delivery of an…
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Mugabe kicks out soldiers from census

HARARE - President Robert Mugabe last night issued an order instructing security forces off Zimbabwe’s embattled fourth census. Acting minister of Finance Gorden Moyo told the Daily News late yesterday Mugabe had sent the circular to…
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Mnangagwa, Mujuru split Zanu PF

The new draft constitution recently presented to political party principals has turned out to be a curse for the former ruling party Zanu PF as it has worsened the split between supporters aligned to two senior party officials — Joice…
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Mugabe turns to Tsvangirai for help

HARARE - Beleagured President Robert Mugabe seemingly stuck between warring Zanu PF factions led by his deputy, Joice Mujuru, and Defence minister Emmerson Mnangagwa, has turned to Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai for some help.
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Deadlock over Mugabe successor

HARARE - President Robert Mugabe was forced into a nerve-wrecking 15-hour marathon politburo meeting on Friday as warring Zanu PF factions battling to replace the 88-year-old leader fiercely quarrelled over the octogenarian leader’s…
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Emmerson Mnangagwa fights back

HARARE - A group reportedly linked to Defence minister Emmerson Mnangagwa is pushing for the dissolution of the Zanu PF politburo, it has emerged. This after a group of hardliners, fronted by Jonathan Moyo, is also fighting the adoption of…
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Soldiers force Biti to hold rally in the bush

There was drama in Mashonaland West yesterday when dozens of soldiers and hundreds of Zanu PF militia forced MDC secretary general Tendai Biti to hold a rally in the bush instead of Darwendale Stadium as tensions ahead of elections rise in…
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Joice Mujuru now flexing her muscles

As the Zanu PF succession dynamics continue to have twists and turns, Vice-President Joice Mujuru is now flexing her muscles as she consolidates power after the recent disbanding of party District Coordinating Committees (DCCs).
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